Five octopus vids

The coconut using octopus has been making the news lately, as the first evidence of tool use by these animals. A good opportunity to post some vids of these cool creatures: UPDATE: the "first tool use" has been somewhat oversold. Thanks to Zen Faulkes for calling my attention to this. They are resourceful: Camouflage skills: More camouflage skills, and dining habits: More dining habits: Flexible:
Share and Enjoy:
  • Fark
  • Digg
  • Technorati
  • del.icio.us
  • StumbleUpon
  • Facebook
  • Reddit
  • Twitter
  • FriendFeed
  • PDF
  • email
  • Print
  • Google Bookmarks

2 Responses to “Five octopus vids”

  1. Zen Faulkes says:

    The “first evidence of tool use” angle has been a bit oversold:

    http://neurodojo.blogspot.com/2009/12/ive-got-lovely-bunch-of-coconuts.html

  2. Iddo says:

    Zen Faulkes :

    The “first evidence of tool use” angle has been a bit oversold:

    http://neurodojo.blogspot.com/2009/12/ive-got-lovely-bunch-of-coconuts.html

    Thanks for calling my attention to your post! I fixed mine to reflect that.